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Biographies (6)

849 words, approx. 3 pages
Francis Parkman (1823-1893), American historian, brilliantly narrated the Anglo-French conflict for control of North America in a great multivolume work.Francis Parkman was born to wealth in Boston, M... Read more
523 words, approx. 2 pages
FRANCIS PARKMAN, JR. (16 September 1823-8 November 1893), was the eldest son of the Reverend Francis Parkman, pastor of the New York Church and a leader in orthodox Unitarianism in Boston. Young Parkm... Read more
8,742 words, approx. 30 pages
Francis Parkman is regarded by many students of American history and literature as the finest narrative historian America has yet produced. Among nineteenth-century histories, his seven-part, nine-vol... Read more
6,306 words, approx. 22 pages
Francis Parkman's importance as a travel writer has long rested on a single classic book, The Oregon Trail (1872), which was first published as The California and Oregon Trail (1849). It appeared at v... Read more
6,951 words, approx. 24 pages
Francis Parkman was the first scholar to take the colonial frontier seriously as a subject, and his multivolume history, France and England in North America (1865-1892), shaped the conventions for wri... Read more
4,276 words, approx. 15 pages
Francis Parkman is best remembered for The California and Oregon Trail: Being Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life (1849), a lively account of his adventures with Indians, pioneers, and buffalo... Read more